Idan Ofer, IC Power Has IPO
By Jewish Business News Correspondent On Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Idan Ofer’s IC Power Files $400 Million IPO on the NYSE

  Israel firm IC Power Pte Ltd., a subsidiary of Idan Ofers Kenon Holdings (TASE: KEN; NYSE; KEN), will file for an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange. The company hopes to raise $400 million from its sale More...

By Jewish Business News On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Israel Issues Largest Ever Euro Bond Offering on London Stock Exchange

– First non-European sovereign to issue a euro-denominated bond in 20 year tenor – Euro-denominated debt listing is the first for Israel in three years – Investor demand surges for the offer, More...

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By Jewish Business News On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Israeli VC Fund Raising – Expected to Reach $1.6 Billion in 2016

Key facts: Eight new venture capital funds closed capital in 2016 Four VC funds raised more than $100 million each, 62% of total capital 14 of 2016 vintage funds are expected to raise an additional $200 million More...

By Bloomberg On Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Israel’s Biggest Euro-Bond Attracts More Than Four Times Demand

Israel has sold its largest-ever euro-denominated bond in an auction that was more than four times oversubscribed, its first foray into the European debt market in three years. The most important market More...

By Jewish Business News On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

KKR Today Released the 2017 Global Macro Outlook by Henry McVey

  We view Donald Trump’s ascendancy to the Presidency of the U.S. as confirmation of a political and economic paradigm shift that started with Brexit but is likely to continue for the foreseeable future, More...

Israeli Startups Bringing foreign innovators into the Tel Aviv startup ecosystem is hoped to spur even greater success. Photo courtesy of the Tel Aviv municipality
By Jewish Business News On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Israeli Startups Raise Record $4.8 Billion in 2016

Key 2016 facts: The raising of capital raising was 11% above that in 2015, the previous record Average deals are at an all time high with $7.2 million per round. The number of total deals dropped  7% below 2015’s More...

The Israeli High-Tech
By Jewish Business News On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Israeli High-Tech Exits at $10 Billion in 2016; 12% Up From 2015

  2016 key facts: • Average exits multiple: 4.34x, 5% above the 2015 figure • Semiconductors led all exits, with $1.39B – 32 percent of total exits • 27% of M&A deals involved Israeli high-tech More...

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By Jewish Business News Service On Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Chinese Invest Almost $3 Billion in Reuben Bros British Data Company Global Switch

  A group of Chinese investors has acquired 49% of the British company Global Switch for 2.4 billion GBP ($2.88 billion). China Tech News reports that the group of investors are a consortium known as Elegant More...

Mikhail Prokhorov, Nets
By Jewish Business News On Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

Onexim Group Sells OPIN to Billionaire Roman Avdeev

Mikhail Prokhorov’s Onexim Group has closed a deal to sell a 90.99 pct stake in development group OPIN to Billionaire Roman Avdeev, According to Website propertyxpress and Reuters. OPIN is one of the leading More...

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By Albert Hecht On Sunday, November 27th, 2016

There Are 105,000 Israeli Millionaires and 18 Billionaires

  Income inequality in Israel has steadily risen since 2000. The number of Israelis became millionaires in 2016 alone has increased by 19%  (17,000 people) from 2015. World Wealth Report by Credit Suisse More...


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